What are some differences and similarities between transformational and transactional leadership? This topic deals with nursing leadership and management.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com March 4, 2021, 7:42 pm ad1c9bdddf
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Transactional leadership employs the standard reward/punishment paradigm as its basis for gaining compliance between leaders and followers. It is essentially an extrinsic motivational approach. In other words, "If you do what I say, I will give you a reward. If you don't do what I say, you will be punished." Transactional leaders believe they have a moral purpose to lead; however, that moral purpose does not carry them too far. It's ...
Similarities between transformational and transactional leadership are highlighted.